Henry Childs

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Henry Childs
Born:(1951-04-16)April 16, 1951
Thomasville, Georgia
Died:June 3, 2016(2016-06-03) (aged 65)
Thomasville, Georgia
Career information
Position(s)Tight end
CollegeKansas State
NFL draft1974 / Round: 5 / Pick 109
Career history
As player
1974Atlanta Falcons
1974–1980New Orleans Saints
1981Los Angeles Rams
1984Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1979
HonorsNew Orleans Saints HOF

Henry Childs (April 16, 1951 – June 3, 2016) was an American football tight end in the NFL for the Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams, and the Green Bay Packers. He was a Pro Bowl player in 1979.

Childs was inducted into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame in 1994.

On June 3, 2016, he had a massive heart attack while driving in his car and was pronounced dead at the age of 65 in Thomasville, Georgia.[1]


  1. ^ Triplett, Mike (June 4, 2016). "Henry Childs, former Saints TE, dies at age 65". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 6, 2016.